Many Philippines seafarers still missing a month after Typhoon Odette

About a month after Typhoon Odette hit the Philippines on December 26th 2021, there is no trace of the tug Strong Trinity (IMO 8204755) which went missing with 12 seafarers off Talisay City in Cebu during Typhoon Odette in December 2021. The Philippine Navy has used SONAR to try to find the vessel,...

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Many Japanese fishing ships damaged following Tonga volcano eruption

About 30 fishing vessels in Japan were reported as damaged as a result of high tides and abnormal waves generated by the undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga on January 15th, Japanese fisheries minister Genjiro Kaneko said last week. Ships in Kochi, Miyagi and Tokushima prefectures capsized and...

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UN mission says it spoke to crew members from Emirati vessel seized by Houthis

A United Nations mission has spoken to the crew members of UAE -flagged landing craft  Rwabee (IMO 9834351),which was seized by Houthi rebels off the port of Hodeidah in Yemen. The vessel has seven Indian nationality crew on board. “As part of its routine weekly patrol, UNMHA visited As-Salif port...

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BIMCO publishes Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause 2021

Denmark-based independent shipowners’ association BIMCO has recently published its new Mediation/Alternative Dispute Resolution Clause 2021, replacing BIMCO Mediation Clause 2020. North of England Club noted that Andrea Skeoch, Deputy Director in North’s FD&D team, was part of the drafting committee. Whilst the BIMCO Mediation Clause 2020 focussed on mediation in the traditional sense, North noted…

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